Thursday Jul 17
Raul Ibanez or Johnny Damon?
When the Royals signed Raul Ibanez three weeks ago, I assumed that it was primarily to provide leadership, and to supplement intangibles like team chemistry with his temperament and veteran presence.
Tigers Series Preview: Remember first place? That was nice.
The Royals have a chance to make things interesting again in the Central, but face long odds in doing so.
The Washington Post
Johnny Damon wants 1 more shot in big leagues
The three-time All-Star, two-time World Series champion and five-time .300 hitter is staying in shape, swinging the bat and eager to return to the majors.
Let's Go Tribe
Indians news and notes: Michael Brantley's arm, the best pitcher of this era, and more
Brantley, Chicenhall, a trade that won't happen, baseball's best pitcher, an ode to the hot dog, and more... Brantley's rocket arm part of overall development - Jordan Bastian runs through each of Dr. Smooth's league-leading ten outfield assists.
Royals' Raul Ibanez (42 Years Old) Homers for Multiple Teams in the Same Season
It's not an uncommon occurrence for a player to hit a home run for more than one team in the same season, but, on Wednesday afternoon, Raul Ibanez of the Kansas City Royals became the fourth player, 41 or older, to accomplish the feat, per ESPN.com .
And That Happened: Wednesday's scores and highlights
Blue Jays 7, Brewers 4 : A three-run walkoff homer for Edwin Encarnacion to give one surprise first place team the win over another surprise first place team.
Albany Times Union
Top pick Hoffman signs with
The Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday signed their first-round selections from the 2014 draft, right-handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman and catcher Max Pentecost.
Former Mariners outfielder Raul Ibanez signs with Kansas City Royals
The 19-year veteran spent the beginning of the 2014 season with the Los Angeles Angels, batting just .157 in 57 games before the Angels released him on June 21. Ibanez began his career in Seattle in 1996, but only appeared in 52 total games over his first three seasons in the majors.
Los Angeles Angels trade rumors: Bullpen edition
The trade deadline is approaching and the Los Angeles Angels are in search of some pitchers to help bolster their bullpen.